Amusement Park Physics - Explores how the laws of physics play a role in the design of amusement park rides. Activities invite visitors to design a roller coaster and determine the outcomes of bumper car collisions. Links to related sites are provided.
Art Ludwig's Sound Page - Various explorations of sound, sound detection and sound measurement. Includes a section on physics of sound.
Assessing-to-Learn (A2L) - A research project on the use of continuous formative assessment in the high-school physics classroom. The website provides participating teachers with a library of assessment items (carefully constructed questions) to choose from for their classes, and with an associated library of teacher aids which provide help with the pedagogically effective use of the items.
Bicycle Physics - The physics of how to steer a bicycle, and how stop signs interfere with bicycle commuting.
Bicycle Physics Online - Divided in two parts. The first is a theory study and the second is a report of the experiment. This study was done as a part of The Bicycle Project from September till December 1999. The research was done at the Kansas State University's department of physics.
Cartoons and Movies - Some diagrams and movies illustrating some otherwise abstract electrical principles.
Cockpit Physics - Interactive physics education tool currently in development at the United States Air Force Academy. Each lesson is geared toward exploring a topic in physics as it relates to actual USAF applications.
Common Errors in Undergraduate Mathematics - This page describes the errors seen most frequently in undergraduate mathematics, the likely causes of those errors, and their remedies. Avoid these errors in order to improve in any math-intensive course, including physics.
Computer Simulation Methods - A web site devoted to faculty and students using computer simulation techniques as a method of discovery in physics. This is a companion site to a textbook, but provides content from other sources as well.
Explore Science with Shockwave - A creative use of shockwave technology by Raman Pfaff. He has created a science site with many interactive physics experiments, from sliding down a ramp to tinkering with a solar system. Requires shockwave plug-in.
Exploring Physics in Cyberspace - This site describes several tested extracurricular programs geared to introducing hands-on interactive physics activities for K-12 students. Supported by the National Science Foundation.
HSC Physics - School of Physics, University of New South Wales. Details about professional development workshops for physics teachers intended to provide background and advice on the Stage 6 HSC syllabus. Some resources related to this workshop are found on the site.
HyperPhysics Concepts - A concept map of physics showing relationships between topics while giving explanations and references.
JC Physics - A resource for A Level Physics. Those doing high-school, O Level or first year university physics may also find this site helpful. Reviews of material, questions, and archives of previous answers.
NSTA - Position Statement on Laboratory Science - Since the laboratory experience is of critical importance in the process of enhancing students' cognitive and affective understanding of science, the National Science Teachers Association makes the following recommendations.
Numerical Relativity Exhibitions - These are WWW exhibits based on the NCSA Relativity Group's work and on General Relativity. Exhibits about calculations, computers, virtual reality, and the history of science.
Physics 2000 - An interactive journey through modern physics. Have fun learning visually and conceptually about 20th century science and high-tech devices. Uses java applets.
Physics at Merton College - Matters related to the AS-level & A-level physics courses. The material covers topics in physics and its related mathematics and will supplement one's normal classwork.
Physics Central - The outreach site of the members of The American Physical Society. Find out how physics is part of your world, ask questions on how things work, see physics in pictures, get updates on physics in the news, read about research and the people who are doing it and, if you want more, recommended links.
Physics Comics - Comics-style lessons in physics fundamentals. Topics include motion, forces, vectors, work and energy, and impulse and momentum.
Physics Courseware Communicator - Published quarterly by the Physics Courseware Evaluation Project (PCEP) in the Department of Physics at North Carolina State University. This newsletter describes physics educational software of interest to physics teachers at many levels of instruction.
The Physics Encyclopedia - This site provides exhaustive, comprehensive, carefully selected and structured lists on Internet physics resources.
Physics First - For the past 130 years, physics has been an integral part of science curriculum at the high school level. Its current vertical position, established about 100 years ago, is now strongly challenged.
Physics for Beginners - An introduction to some concepts in physics for the absolute beginner. Included is a equation solver which is for use with the Physics For Beginners section.
The Physics of Learning - Extending a physics analogy to teaching and learning creates a rich set of terms and relationships that are already familiar to scientists. This paper defines those terms, suggests methods for quantifying those terms and thus provides teachers with a method for optimizing student learning.
Physics of the Outdoors - Problems on the physics of the outdoors (pheonomena which one would observe in nature) and their solutions.
QuarkNet - Supports centers at 60 universities and laboratories that are participants in the collider experiments at CERN in Switzerland and at Fermilab in Illinois. Physicists will mentor and collaborate with high school teachers. Stipends are provided to the teachers who participate.
Science-Pseudoscience - Science, non-science and pseudoscience: a set of lessons to teach students to define and differentiate the three.
Sea World Physics - Lesson plans, activities and objectives helpful to establish an understanding of the following physics concepts: velocity, acceleration, buoyancy and free fall.
Select Physics Topics - This physics online ebook covers basic physics from Newton's laws to electricity and magnetism. Lots of applets and animation included.
Simple Electric Motors - Summary of science projects by Stan Pozmantir, a junior secondary student. Easy-to-build and inexpensive electric motors utilizing many physics principles.
Society of Physics Students (SPS) - Complete set of information for members of any level of SPS. Scholarships and awards, news, activities, staff, structure, online forms, student resources, and links to significant physics sites.
The Sound of Solitary Waves - Physicists have demonstrated the first acoustic solitary waves in air--waves that can travel long distances without changing shape.
Space and Time - Course based on Stephen Hawking's best selling book, "A Brief History of Time". The course deals with topics in modern physics such as Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity, Quantum Theory, Black Holes and the Creation of the Universe.
Space Station Phyve - A WebQuest for high school physics and MST students to research and design a rotating space colony. This highly scientific mission contains links and teacher rubric.
Spacetime Wrinkles - Major advances in computation are only now enabling scientists to simulate how black holes form, evolve, and interact. Learn about relativity and its predictions through text and video files at this site.
UMPERG: Minds-On Physics (MOP) - A one-year curriculum for high-school physics. It is the result of a materials-development project supported by the National Science Foundation, and its design was guided by educational research findings.
Web Physics Project - A flexible low budget outlet for small volume, high quality, HTML-based curricular material. It provides a forum for physics educators to exchange curriculum ideas and resources that make use of web technology (primarily public domain material), and provides a medium for the dissemination of student work.
West Point Bicentennial Engineering Design Contest - Bridge design contest (using specialized software) to celebrate West Point’s 200 years of service to the United States of America. November 11, 2001 - February 28, 2002. Anyone can enter. U.S. students in grades K through 12 are eligible to compete for prizes. Overview, rules, resources, and FAQ.